South Korea’s Military Cyber Command Suffers Embarrassing Hack
Security Update : An unknown attacker has hacked South Korea’s military cyber command center last month, state officials told local media outlet Yonhap News.
Government officials said the attacker found and exploited a security flaw in a central router called the “vaccine routing server.”
Ironically, as the server’s name hints, this was a router that inspected Internet traffic to ensure the security of South Korean military personnel.
Officials said the server inspected and routed traffic for over 20,000 military computers, but the router was never directly connected to the military’s Intranet network.
A member of the parliament’s national defense committee told media that there was no evidence to suggest North Korea’s involvement, at least, at this moment.
He also said the attackers didn’t steal any information from the hacked server, which has been isolated from the rest of… (read more)